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Through a naturalist’s eyes

By - Robert Burton

"It was an axiom of medieval naturalists - writers of the bestiaries - that for every animal on land its equivalent could be found in the sea. They had started with the obvious: from horses (Walruses) and pigs (Dugongs) to urchins and scorpions, even maids. Since then, a vaierty of marine animals has been named after land animals, prefixed with 'sea', from a real or imaginary resemblance. Plants have not been overlooked, with sea cucumberss, lilies and the little-known but abundant Sea Orange."

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist